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Aspirates MC & S

Ordering Information

Please request Fluid MCS when ordering the following samples:

Synovial (Joint Aspirate) 
Ascitic/Peritoneal 
Pleural 
Pericardial 
Peritoneal dialysis 
Laboratory
Microbiology
Specimen
Aspirate
Container
70ml Sterile Container (yellow top)
Additional Collection Instructions
If collecting in syringe, discard the needle and cap the syringe.  Send syringe to laboratory.
Minimum Adult Volume
None
Minimum Paediatric Volume
None
Frequency
Daily